We gave away over $43,000 in door prizes this year!

Below are the Door Prizes and winners for the 2017 Scuba Show. A big THANK YOU to the companies that made this possible.

Saturday Door Prizes

Saturday, while supplies last:
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Underwater Kinetics
On Saturday, the first 25 people to show up at the California Diving News booth (the first exhibit in the door, #202) will receive a dive light from Underwater Kinetics. The latest release in UK’s line of divers’ favorite lights, the Mini Q40 MK2 produces a high of 250 lumens for a maximum runtime of 5 hours. Rated waterproof to 500 feet, it is incredibly reliable and easy light to use, easy to operate even with heavy gloves. It comes with a mask strap attachment that makes it a practical choice for lobster hunting and other diving activities whlere you need your hands free. The Mini Q40 MK2 is powered by 4 AA batteries with a long-life LED bulb, in a robust ABS body design that will never corrode.
(Retail price $59.99 each, total approximate value $1,500)

Saturday Early Bird Prize #1:
Awarded at 11am


Mares Diving
Mares Abyss 52 Regulator
The Abyss 52 is a high-end regulator that incorporates a Double Dynamic Flow Control (DFC) System that provides a consistent flow of air at any depth. The Natural Convection Channel (NCC) System and the design of the second stage (with more metal on the front cover), allows very high performance in cold water. The Abyss 52’s Pre-Oriented Pressure Ports provide for an ideal placement of hoses, even when using two independent regulators.
(MSRP: $730)
Winner: Ronald D.

Saturday Early Bird Prize #2:
Awarded at 11am
Atlantis Philippines – Dive Resorts & Liveaboards
7 nights’ accommodations at either Atlantis Puerto Galera or Atlantis Dumaguete for one (1) person. Included: deluxe accommodations, all meals at Toko’s Restaurant, coffee, tea and filtered water, unlimited Internet, unlimited scheduled boat dives (up to 5 per day including night diving), use of weights, and belts & air tanks. Not included: airfare, transfers, dive courses, dive equipment rentals, Nitrox fills, personal purchases, Verde Island dives (Puerto Galera), gratuity, local tours, Marine Park Fee, sodas, alcohol, spa, any additional taxes or local fees (where applicable). Trip must be taken by May 8, 2018. Trip has no cash value, is based on availability and is not transferable. Free trip cannot be used in conjunction with group trips. (Approximate value: $2,485)
Winner: Mark M.

Awarded at 11:30am
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DAN Rescue Pack Extended Oxygen Unit
This unit offers a larger supply of oxygen while still offering the full protection and the convenience of a Pelican 1600 case. Good for situations when emergency care is not immediately available.
(Retail Value: $650)
Winner: Derek K.

Awarded at 12pm
Sherwood Scuba

Amphos Wrist Computer – CW6600

The Amphos is Sherwood’s newest addition to an already strong lineup of dive computers. Sherwood’s first true watch computer is sure to be a diver’s favorite. This watch computer’s display is based on the intuitive Wisdom3 format.

• Four Operating Modes
• Two Gas (21–50% and 21–100%)
• DSAT Decompression Model/Modified Haldanean (Same algorithm as the Wisdom3)
• Safety and Deep Stop with countdown (Min:Sec)
• Logbook: 24 dives (3 screens each)
• Selectable audible alarms with flashing icons
• Loading bar graphs (Nitrogen, Oxygen, Ascent)
• Wet activation
• History Mode: Total Dives, Max Depth, Total Dive Hours, Lowest Temp
• Data Retention: Maintains settings and data during battery swap
• Optional: USB Cable Connector

 (Retail value: $475)

Winner: Rick B.

Awarded at 12:30pm
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Ultimate Dive Travel & Maluku Divers
Maluku Divers, Ambon Indonesia
7 nights accommodations, 6 days of 3 tank boat diving for one person except 1st and day before flying. All meals. Transfers from airport in Ambon to resort round trip. Valid through June 1st, 2018. Some restrictions apply.
(Value: $1,820 based on double occupancy
Winner: Jason C.

Awarded at 1:00pm
Lissenung Island Resort, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea
6 nights accommodation in a single room with ensuite bathroom, three meals per day, round trip airport transfers, 4 dive days with 2 boat dives per day, complimentary shore diving on our house reef (before 6pm, tanks, weights, dive guide and beverages during boat dives, return Kavieng airport transfer. Some restrictions apply.
(Approximate value: $1,885
Winner: Paul S.

Awarded at 1:30pm
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Palau Dive Adventures
5-Day Dive Package
Dive package includes 13 dives over 5 days, for one guest. On the two days we only do two dives, we will take trips to Peleliu (weather permitting) and Jellyfish Lake. If the weather does not allow us to go to Peleliu, we will substitute this for another dive.

Each week our diving begins on Monday and we finish up on Friday. Our dive packages for 2017 include airport transfers, Nitrox, lunch on all dive days, snacks between dives, tanks and weights, water. Dive permits, rental gear, flights and hotel are not included.
(Value: $1,075)
Winner: Janay G.

Awarded at 2pm
Lahaina Divers
Two Maui Sampler Packages, each consisting of one Turtle Reef Charter, one Molokini Crater Charter and One Lanai Charter.
(Value: $820 including taxes and fees.)
Winner: Denise L.

Awarded at 2:30pm
Miss Scuba
Miss Scuba Gift Package filed with Chick Apparel and Scuba Jewelry from our Ocean Collection
(Approximate value: $500)
Winner: Alex F.

Awarded at 3pm
Nautilus Explorer
Gift voucher valued at $1,000.00 to be used on a GREAT WHITE SHARK ADVENTURE to Guadalupe Island on the Nautilus Explorer or Nautilus Belle Amie. Please contact our office 4 months before departure for available dates. May not be used in conjunction with any other special offer. Voucher not to be sold and/or transferred. All other costs shall be paid for by the winner. Valid until June 30, 2018.
(Value: $1,000)
Winner: Omitra M.

Awarded at 3:30pm
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Pro Dive International
Including 8 dives: 4 local + 2 Cenotes + 2 Cozumel
(Retail: $569)
Winner: John H.

Awarded at 4pm
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Aqua Lung i450T Wrist Computer
The i450T is a features-powerhouse that suits a world of diverse diving adventures. Intuitive and sporty, it’s the perfect wrist computer to take you to new places.
Designed for the active diver and the travel diver, the i450T has flexibility and intuition packed into an attractive design. Its features were crafted to be intuitive and easily navigated for an optimal dive experience. The optional hoseless gas integration de-clutters your dive for a more streamlined feel. For all its meaningful engineering, the i450T hasn’t forgotten aesthetics – its sporty eye-catching design is easy to wear through life’s everyday adventures.
(MSRP: $799)
Winner: Bruce A.

Awarded at 4:30pm
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Marco Vincent Dive Resort
7 nights at Marco Vincent dive resort, which is on the island in Mindoro, Philippines. The prize includes accommodation in a super deluxe room with daily breakfast, 18 boat dives exploring the Verde Island Passage including a day trip to Verde Island. Also included are a free massage, unlimited WIFI usage and domestic transfers to the resort. Not included: international flights, nitrox use and rental equipment.
(Value: $2,000)
Winner: Curtis M.

Awarded at 5pm
Sunset House, Grand Cayman
5 Nights accommodation in a beautiful oceanview room, plus four days of two-tank boat dives and unlimited shore diving for two. Some restrictions apply.
(Approximate value: $2,200)
Winner: Maureen B.

Awarded at 5:30pm
Anthony’s Key Resort
All-inclusive 7- night Package for Two
7 nights Standard-Hill room hotel accommodations * Full American meal Plan – 3 meals daily * Welcome Island Cocktail and presentation * Air tanks, weight belts & weights * Buoyancy control workshop * 3 single tank boat dives per day, 2 single tank night boat dives, shore diving during shop hours * Daily Dolphin Show presentations * Day Excursion to Maya Key, Island Fiesta Night on the Key, Kayaking * Entrance to Roatan Museum * Airport transfers. Expires May 25, 2018. Blackout Thanksgiving and New Years- Based on availability.
(Approximate value: $2,624)
Winner: Nancy H.

Sunday Door Prizes

Sunday, while supplies last:
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Truth Aquatics
Sunday morning, the first 25 people to show up at the California Diving News booth (the first exhibit in the door, #202), and who would like to take advantage of it, will receive a $50 certificate toward a scheduled dive trip aboard any boat in the Truth Aquatics Fleet.
(Retail price $50.00 each, total approximate value $1,250)

Sunday Early Bird Prize #1:
Awarded at 11am
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Blue Steel
Faber Hot Dipped Galvanized Scuba Cylinder, Item # FXG100DVB: 100 CF 3442 PSI Steel Scuba Cylinder includes DIN/Yoke Valve and Boot, featuring Faber’s exclusive phosphatized-cleaned internal service providing the best internal finish on the market today.
(Approximate value: $503)
Winner: Steven W.

Sunday Early Bird Prize #2:
Awarded at 11:00am
Explorer Ventures Liveaboard Diving
8 day/7 night liveaboard dive package for 1 with Explorer Ventures Liveaboard Diving…the official liveaboard company of ScubaRadio! The package is valid aboard the Caribbean Explorer II in the Northeastern Caribbean (Saba/St. Kitts itinerary). Package includes 7 nights’ accommodations, meals and 5 days of diving with up to 5 dives a day. Some restrictions apply.
(Approximate value: $2,095)
Winner: Deborah H.

Awarded at 11:30am

Seasoft Scuba
A truly comfortable, warm, dry and easy to use drysuit for all the challenges of California diving. Award-winning SEASOFT TX (4.5mm) or SEASOFT TX3 (3.5 mm) drysuit in a stock size.
(Value: $1,595)
Winner: Sharon W.

Awarded at 12pm
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Ocean Reef G.divers Mask and Surface Air Valve
A state of the art Integrated Dive Mask from Ocean Reef. The mask allows divers to breath easily through their nose or mouth, eliminates problems like fogging or mask leaks, and keeps their face warm and dry during the dive! Winner can chose from four different colors and two sizes. A surface air valve is included, allowing the diver to conserve their tank air while surface swimming.
(Approximate value: $692)
Winner: Paul J.

Awarded at 12:30pm
All Star Liveaboards - Blackbeard's
All Star Liveaboards: Blackbeard’s Cruises
Week-long Scuba adventure aboard Blackbeard’s for one!
Valid for travel between Sept 1 – Dec 15, 2017 & Jan 1, 2018—March 15, 2018. Not Redeemable for Cash. Does not include port tax, park fee and tip for crew (15% prepaid). 20 day booking restriction applies which means reservations will be confirmed no sooner than 20 days prior to departure. Bring a paying guest and share a double bunk and we will waive the 20 day restriction. Nontransferrable, not for resale and void if sold.
(Maximum Value: $995.00)
Winner: Dustin I.

Awarded at 1pm

TUSA BC0102 Soverin-Alpha Buoyancy Compensator Jacket
TUSA’s BC0102 Soverin-Alpha incorporates TUSA’s new Advanced Weight Loading System (A.W.L.S III). The BC0102 features a new Repositionable D-ring and Snap Hook design for personal customization. The Soverin-Alpha offers a secure comfortable fit provided by TUSA’s Independent Harness System, enhanced lumbar and comfort back pad. The newly designed waist belt adjusts effortlessly and the weight trim pockets are sealed by heavy duty zippers.
(MSRP: $499.00)
Winner: Claire J.

Awarded at 1:30pm
Anse Chastanet
Anse Chastanet St. Lucia
Four night stay for two with airport transfers, daily breakfast and dinner. Plus 4 dives each for certified divers. Valid June 1, 2017 – May 31, 2018. Some exclusions apply.
(Retail Value: $5,471)
Winner: Claire H.

Awarded at 2pm
Waterproof W-Breaker Jacket (x2 qty: 1 Male and 1 Female)
The Waterproof gender specific W-Breaker breathable jacket is a lightweight hooded and windproof technical leisure jacket that combines the best of fabrics and breathable wind insulation. The detachable hood has a laminated brim with a wired peak and cord locks making it fully adjustable and giving the wearer full volume control. The arms are a combination of wind shell and stretchy, breathable narrow fit underarm panels that enhance the mobility. The result is an extremely comfortable leisure sports jacket that delivers performance where it is needed.
(MSRP: $590.00 total – $295 each)
Winner: Jayne S.

Awarded at 2:30pm
The flawless performance of our best-selling air balanced second stage made super lightweight and corrosion resistant, with an interior titanium barrel. Combined with our ultimate piston controlled first stage, all in a jewel-colored deep blue PvD finish, the PvD finishing process also guarantees high scratch and corrosion resistance.
First stage: Jewel colored Deep Blue PvD exterior finish for high scratch and corrosion resistance.
Second stage: Titanium Core: the titanium interior barrel makes this regulator super lightweight and resistant to corrosion.
(MSRP $1,129)
Winner: Joe H.

Awarded at 3:00pm

Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino, Bonaire
Seven night stay at 2-night stay for 2 people at the Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino. Offer includes accommodation and 7 days and 6 nights with breakfast daily and a shore diving package. Transportation, food and beverages and incidentals are the responsibility of the guest. This offer is valid for travel from April through December and must be completed within 12 months of the certificate issue date. Other restrictions apply.
Retail value $1,750
Winner: Mary H.

Awarded at 3:30pm
Hermosa Hotel & Cottages on Catalina Island
2-night stay for up to Six People at the Hermosa Hotel on Catalina Island. Valid for TWO-NIGHT’S LODGING in one Family Unit OR one Cottage. Any nights between 9/5/17 and 12/28/17. Excludes holidays & special events. Based on Advanced Reservations & Availability.
Other Restrictions May Apply. Expires December 28, 2017.
(Value: $784)
Winner: Yi H.

Awarded at 4:00pm
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Blue Ocean Art sea lions

“San Clemente Sealions,” a 48” x 18” Aluminum Fine Art Print by Jim Hellemn. One of Blue Ocean Art’s most spectacular images that features California’s very own kelp forest ecosystem. Taken just miles southwest of the Scuba Show, “San Clemente Sea Lions” is the product of Jim Hellemn’s revolutionary underwater photography techniques that produce the only underwater landscape photography in the world. These techniques allow Jim to capture the spectacular colors of the underwater world in wide landscape views, making his images truly one of a kind.
(Value $2,000)

Winner: Miles R.

Awarded at 4:30pm

Solitude Liveaboards
8-Day, 7-night dive cruise package in Palau on MV Solitude One for one person (based on twin or double sharing deluxe cabin sharing). Valid for redemption now – January 31, 2018, scheduled cruises. Included: full meal plan with in-between meal snacks, 3 or 4 daily guided boat day-dives, Rock Island & Jelly Fish Lake Tour, return airport transfer. Upgrades & supplements available at discounted rates. Taxes & other fees apply.
(Value: $3,360)

Winner: Lori T.